Salicylic acid-induced changes to growth and phenolic metabolism in Matricaria chamomilla plants

@article{Kovik2008SalicylicAC,
  title={Salicylic acid-induced changes to growth and phenolic metabolism in Matricaria chamomilla plants},
  author={Jozef Kov{\'a}{\vc}ik and Jiř{\'i} Gr{\'u}z and Martin Ba{\vc}kor and Miroslav Strnad and Miroslav Rep{\vc}{\'a}k},
  journal={Plant Cell Reports},
  year={2008},
  volume={28},
  pages={135-143}
}
The influence of salicylic acid (SA) doses of 50 and 250 μM, for a period of up to 7 days, on selected physiological aspects and the phenolic metabolism of Matricaria chamomilla plants was studied. SA exhibited both growth-promoting (50 μM) and growth-inhibiting (250 μM) properties, the latter being correlated with decrease of chlorophylls, water content and soluble proteins. In terms of phenolic metabolism, it seems that the higher SA dose has a toxic effect, based on the sharp increase in… CONTINUE READING